The red rose is a classic traditional tattoo design and one of the most tattooed images known to date. It symbolizes the beauty of life, but also its thorns---the joys and pains that make us stronger and more appreciative of life and its lessons.
Life is short and life is beautiful. These beautiful traditional red rose tattoos by Carlos Perez capture the essence of the classic tattoo in lots of ways, tattooed alone or with classic images that are as meaningful, like anchors and sailing ships. One will never go wrong with a rose tattoo. How would you like your rose tattoo done? Check these out for ideas!
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